Board of Elections

  1. Four Secure Drop Boxes for Absentee Ballots

    In accordance with Chapter 183-1 of the Georgia Election Code, the Board of Elections has installed a secure drop box for absentee ballots. Read on...
  2. Notice of Early Tabulation & Processing of Absentee Ballots - General Primary 2020

    Pursuant to the State Election Board Emergency Rule 183-1-14-0.7-.15, Processing Absentee Ballots Prior to Election Day, the Board of Elections will begin processing the Absentee Ballots cast in the June 9, 2020 General Primary Election on June 4. Read on...
  3. Advance Voting- 2020 Combined Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Non-Partisan Election

    Advance Voting Locations for the June 9, 2020 Combined Presidential Preference Primary, General Primary Non-Partisan Elections Read on...
  4. Absentee Ballot Update: Use "Official Absentee Ballot" Paper Sleeve in Packages

    Due to the number of Absentee Ballots requested statewide, the Georgia Secretary of State's Office is including an "Official Absentee Ballot" paper sleeve instead of an "Official Absentee Ballot" envelope in packages for quicker processing. Read on...
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The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections manages voter registration and conducts all elections held in Athens-Clarke County (including the city of Winterville). The board uses the Georgia Elections Code, Georgia State Election Board rules, and U.S. Justice Department regulations as guidelines.

In carrying out its duties, the Board of Elections strives to be of service to every citizen by being fair, nondiscriminatory, and informed on all election laws and legislative changes that will affect their duties and responsibilities to the public.

Contact Us

You can contact the Board of Elections by phone, fax, or email. Please direct your email inquiries to Charlotte Sosebee, Pamela Long, or Aletha Perkins.